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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Tuscola High School is a public school located in Waynesville, NC. It has 972 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1140
123 responses
Average ACT
24
112 responses
AP Enrollment
13%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$48,379
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$815
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$173,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
58%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
  • Football games
    35%
  • Prom
    17%
  • The Show Choir Performances
    17%
  • Basketball Games
    13%
  • Chorus or band concerts
    4%
  • Homecoming
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
972
Free or Reduced Lunch
39%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,349
Teachers in First/Second Year
0.6%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,391 / year
National
$12,239
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 26 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 26 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 26 responses

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